World Cup Dolls – level 3

28-05-2018 15:00

Russia is preparing for the 2018 World Cup, and people are even making batches of World-Cup-themed Matryoshka, which is one of the country’s most recognisable souvenirs.

The Matryoshka, or the Russian doll, is one in a set of brightly painted hollow wooden dolls of varying sizes, which people design to fit inside of each other.

Local residents believe that the doll is the best souvenir to bring from the host city and its makers have been carefully painting them with the World Cup symbols.

Difficult words: batch (a number of things which are produced), hollow (with space inside), varying (different).

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